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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
rosa, 94 in san rafael. san francisco 84 degrees and morgan hill reached a high of 93. we will definitely have warmer temperatures tomorrow. in fact, right now livermore is still at 99. we have 73 right now in san francisco. a look ahead coming up. >> thank you very much, leigh. >> well, you won't hear that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
san francisco residents. they were both shot yesterday evening on buchanan road near pittsburgh-antioch border, officers found two bleeding open the roadway. one died within minutes. investigators don't have expects or a motive for the shooting. >> and we now know the name of the murder suspect police were looking for when storming into a home this afternoon. that was s.w.a.t. officers using a nash bang device less than two hours ago. they fwheent a house on 21st street in west oakland. officer dz not find anyone inside of the home. investigators looking for this man. a 27-year-old wanted in a homicide that took place on september 6th. police want to hear from you if you have seen this man. >> an important new sign tonight that the bay area economy sim proving. the median price of houses sold in nine-county area last month rose to $429,000, up 4.6% from august and 17.5% from last year. contra costa county numbers were strong, up 27%. san francisco prices up 21 srs. abc 7 news has our story from oakland. >> the tangled web that is the bay area real estate market sun winding. for
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
as well. live in san francisco. lillian kim, abc-7 news. >> let's get a quick update what's going on inside the park. >> mike: giants and cardinals underway. the score is 2-0 cardinals off a home run. third inning. madison bumgarner gave it up. this is a great matchup because both teams were not expected to be here. the giants were down 2-0 in the best of five series before winning three straight games in cincinnati to defeat the reds. the cardinals were trailing 6-0 in game five the washington nationals. giants and cardinals the last two teams teams to win the world series, so a great series to watch. >> both clubs at some point had their backs against the wall. we had to go into cincinnati and win three straights, and they're down a couple runs in the ninth and found a way to get it done. says a lot about the characters and how they fight. >> mike: we'll have an update later in the newscast. >> san francisco is making a bid to be the host city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be there by then. the mayor says the city ha
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed off maneuvers and zoomed by. if you like to catch the show, the action goes from noon to 4:00 saturday and sunday. >> it's cool. >> it's fun. >> blue angels will be a big draw this weekend. there are other major events taking place. >> there is america's cup world series and there is italian hairtidge parade sunday. >> oakland's first friday is tonight. justin beeber performs tonight and madonna, two nights, and there is a film arts festival. >> fleet week expected to attract a million people to san francisco and there is a live picture of the ship docked all week if you're going to be bored this weekend you've got a problem because there is a lot to do. >> there is could be gridlock, too. >> reality is that this is a lively city. $1 million people expected here this weekend. this is driving expect bumper to bumper traffic. that is why there are many leaving it up to the experts. my friend here is going give us tips. are you re
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in tennessee. >> san francisco police are warning muni riders to be careful when using their smart phones. there have been thousands. thousands of thefts reported this year. if you're not paying attention, authorities say you're wearing a target on your back. we're live with the story. that is an incredible number of thefts. >> that is right. about 2000. but that is what police are saying in this flyer. don't be a target. they're also saying with the release of the new iphone 5, the ingleside police district and officers will be on heightened alert and you should be, too. >> we're concerned about people getting properties stolen. >> police officers handed out flyers at this station. they want smart phone owners to be aware thieves may be watching and ready to snap devices. first is surveillance video of an incident. the man watching the woman on the bottom of the screen. she's focused on the smart phone, paying no attention to surroundings. the bus about to stop. the robber, getting ready. he snatches a phone and runs off the bus. here it is one more time. police say half of the robberies
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
palo alto. and there is a church that has many latino immigrants. i'm live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> and there is a woman accused of abandoning her 10-year-old daughter is now in custody in the santa clara county sheriff's office. marcy keelan arrested last week with her 11-month-old son and a male companion excited and -- exindicted and handed over from sheriff deputies. police say the 38-year-old left her daughter behind when caught shop rifting a car full of groceries. she faces burglary and child endanger oomt if you live in a rural part of the bay area you may have receive aid bill for fire coverage and wondering y today they sued the state claiming the fee is unconstitutional. and we have the report from sacramento. >> there is a panel caught it on fire. >> and this is almost done having his garage rebuilt after a fire destroyed it. there is no cost to fight the fire and there is sometime after receiving a bill for 150s oodz where did this come from? i don't want to pay that. there are bills began going out to 825,000 mostly rural california residents who live in what is ca
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, checked with san francisco muni. based on numbers from yesterday, they say they had 100,000 more fairs than a typical saturday. that's a jump of about 50%. b.a.r.t. says they actually broke a ridership record with about 120,000 more rides than on a typical saturday. that's a jump of about a third. reporting live on pier 32 on the embarcadero, abc-7 news. >> ama: incredible. and with so many people around, tempers are bound to get short, like in san francisco's north beach today during th italian herige parade. [shouting] >> ama: it was over as quickly as it started. police arrested two men. >> a big weekend to be outside. leigh glaser has a look at what is ahead weatherwise. >> leigh: clouds the first part of the work week, the forecast is coming up. >> i'm liverk where we're just minutes away from game two, hear what the fans had to say, coming up. >> also just ahead, president obama heads to the bay area. why the trip is all about money and music. plus, husbands carrying a heavy load at the unusual contest that's all about >> ama: the a's had their moments today but the cheers died i
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to the fountains in downtown san jose. and there appears to be little relief for some people. >> and san francisco is known as a tollerant city but tonight what leaders said enough is enough whit comes to public nudity. introducing a measure restricting where people are allowed to be in the buff. abc 7 is live in the epicenter often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is expected to make a ruling on on tuesday. >> a san francisco likes to tout itself as a green city. some are just learning about the change in policy. they're not happy bit. abc 7 news is live in san francisco. >> hi, carolyn. you know they hatch out the budget here, trees lose out to public health, public safety programs for the homeless. so unless some money comes from somewhere, homeowners are going to have to pick up the tab. >> san francisco has about 100,000 trees. most of them about 65,000 are pry at this time vitly maintained. some have decided to plant trees to soften the environment. she's opposed to a push that will force her neighbors to take responsibility for something that is always been outside their front door. >> i think it's an imposition for people who have inherited a tree. >> the job belongs to the department of public works but after years of cuts, it can't keep up with the recommended cycles for pruning trees in the public right aright of way. but supervisor scott weiner says the responsibility is not the answer. >> this makes no sense for us to require property o
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
dental office burned down in a fire last week. that also destroyed two other businesses. in san francisco's west portal neighborhood this doctor knows the important thing is that no one got hurt. he'll find another spot but he is a die hard giants fan some of his precious memorabilia that he kept in the office is ruined. >> my lincecum zwrersy hanging and the hats were in the back. they're rather messed up. >> he wore that lincecum jersey all the time and had it on at work the day before the fire. his staff bought it for him the year the giants made it into the world series. >> he had a jersey that means a lot to him. it's hard. >> dr. fred followed his father's footsteps as a orthodontist and giants fan. >> and so esh today on the same block, the father and son and staff gathered around the tv in a neighborhood bar to watch the team and after hearing about dr. fred's misfortune, the giants are happy to play ball telling us they will replace that cherished lincecum jersey. >> that is nice of the giants. that is great. >> in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> giants may be the talk of the town.
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
kept neighbors up for hours. >> and sailors and others about to descend on san francisco. it's going to be one of the bus yes yeast weekends the city has seen in years. >> san jose pony baseball league lost nearly everything when they came to me. now an amazing come back. ahead on 7 on your side >>> authorities looking for someone who threw molotov cocktails at churches within minutes of each other. a priest managed to put out the fire. and this is followed by a third at the carlisle macy building housing a civil engineering firm. the fire caused only minor damage. >> and the city of oakland and coliseum are apologizing for keeping neighbors up into the wee hours of sunday morning. a rave called beyond wonderland in the parking lot began at 6:00 saturday evening still wailing away at tk a.m. police say they received thousands of calls. it was produced by a southern california company called insome kneeack. >> it was incredible. the problem is that no one was notified of the music. this is loudest i've heard. >> not that old. it's sad now, i'm at the age i'm like it's waking up my chi
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
cells back into equivalent of stem cells. applauseñr from san francisco reached him all the way in japan. the now famous researcher celebrated news via teleconference with his colleagues. six years ago, he discovered a way to turn adult skin cells into the he qent level of embryonic stem cells. it provides an alternative from harvesting from human embryos. he told me that the ethical debate is helping drive his research. >> well, is why, and how i've got interested in reprogramming. >> the colleague says his technique led to major advances including ability to create beating heart cells in afá dish. >> there are heart diseases and viral diseases in areas we use his technology, just every -- to make major gain autos cells known as induce stem cells and he'll be used in treating eye diseases. colleagues scribe him as humble, bordzering on shy saying he's unlikely to change despite the international spotlight. >> i am very -- i'm a basic scientist he says much of the research is focused on the cells and he believes the feed advanced enough that human trials for macular degeneration could b
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
jewelry from a victim. >> a police chase through the streets of san francisco ended when three suspected burglars slammed their dmoor a ucsf parking garage. they cracked open his garage door with their vehicle. the burglars drove off, lost control of their truck and crashed into a wall inside of a loading dock of the ucsf garage. a third escaped. no one was injured in the chase or crash. >> morale at the san jose police department is hitting a low amid pay cuts and an officer says time card fraud is rampant. tonight he spoke with car rena rusk. right. this complaint is the second of its kind this year in june. two other san jose police officers are also on duty say they face retaliation for raising the issue of time card fraud. thomas served in the police department 27 years as a bilang wall officer. >> every day, i was so energetic. every day it was a dream. >> that dream came to an end. he filed a lawsuit. the resident spent most of the last seven years patrolling san jess yeah international airport. claiming fellow officers went mountain bike riding, out to eat or took a movie when su
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Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
involving chp officers spead through the streets of downtown san francisco, and this is how it ended. the stolen chrysler 300 aban donned near fourth and ministry. the officers started chasing the car on he bay bridge, bumped the car once to get it to stop. the driver tried to loose them by driving into a parking garage. the driver was arrested in a nearby cafe. >> a couple of important court cases begin different phases tomorrow in oakland the jury twins the first day of del deliberations in the michelle lecase. ledisappeared from a garage last year. he body was found about four months later. >> we'll also be a sentencing for the teenager who admitted running down a father and his nine-year-old daughter in concord. david rosen could receive a sentence of more than seven years in detention, but under juvenile law he must be released when he turns 21, and he is 18 right now. he was 17 when the crash occurred. he pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter. >> still to come at 6:00. a fire at an historic bay area church, and tonight a fundraiser already planned, takes on special me
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fire in san francisco left behind a real mess tonight. it broke out before dawn this morning in a restaurant on west portal avenue and spread fast. abc 7 news is there live tonight with the story. wayne? >> dan there are no deaths and no serious injuries but this is a major disruption in a hub. a special san francisco neighborhood. behind me, what remains is a restaurant of two businesses behind it. the muni station is running again. but this morning the whole place was a blaze. good news for commuters in san francisco west portal district is that trains are running again. bad is visible outside of the window. a mess of soot, smoke, and water. at least three small businesses in the area. >> i'm hoping they reopen. >> the fire began before dawn in what used to be a squat and gobble restaurant. the flames did not squat. they gobbled into walls spreading quickly to two other buildings. no easy task for firefighters. >> high sealings. wood frame. >> and building in an era with less stringent codes. the flames burning so hot, firemen had to retreat for a while. then just pouring w
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's necessary. >> tj, thank you. >> hurricane sandy forced cancellation of 150 flights in san francisco international airport. a number of airlines set a special to rebook thousands of passengers. some couldn't reach the airlines by phone to figure out what to do. there is a passenger that ended when 17 airports closed down. >> this is my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible. i don't want to do it again. >> the situation not expected to improve and oakland airport not affected, as affected by the storms. there were some cancellations at san jose international airport. >> we're learning pg&e will be sending 150 employees to new york to help restore power. members of the international guard are sending help. abc 7 news has more on today's deployment a.and the mission. members of the 129th rescue wing are on a first name basis with a number of devastating hurricanes. >> first one in 1992, hurricane andrew, then reeta, ike and floyd he will kep conduct air rescue operations. the versatile helicopters being transported into the belly of the huge c 17 plane. once on the east coas
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
san francisco district attorney following a board of supervisor decision to reinstate ross mirkarimi as chefr. he says there are grave concerns about at built to do his job while on probe yigs for a domestic violence incident z the da says he must take steps to avoid a conflict of interest. >> i am calling upon ross mirkarimi to recuse himself for duties relating to custody, super vice, -- supervision and safety of domestic violence offenders. >> now, it's against that back drop in a he will try to retake the reigns of the sheriff's off the. there is this first he says he'll have some kind of legal response to the district attorney's suggestion he recuse himself so that is one challenge he'll have but biggest challenge is that he's going to have to take charge of a department and he he says he's wasting no time in doing that. >> there is the mayor that needed nine votes to sustain his suspension, he only got seven. today, he showed up to discuss transition of power with acting sheriff vicky hen easy. he said he wants to mend fences with advocates of domestic violence victims. >> this
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
into action to rescue her neighbors. >>> a loss of a different kind for the san francisco 49ers. a decision by the [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >> ama: a man is under arrest accused of peeping into a child's second floor bedroom this morning on montero drive. police say the 24-year-old man, daniel collier, removed a screen and tried talking to the child. the parents called 9-1-1. police took collier into custody a short distance away and he has been booked, facing peeping and vandalism charges. >>> at least 12 people must find a new place to live after a fire drov
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on your side, >>> right now in st. louis it's do or die for san francisco giants. game five is underway now. we're at the top of the fourth inning and the giants just scored. abc 7 news is live in st. louis tonight. wayne, it's a must win situation. >> interesting to know you just-sh-they just scored because there is a 10 second delay. if you have a smart phone you have a camera. it takes pictures. you can get a decent picture from time to time. there are people here taking all kinds of pictures we know one guy taking great photographs. he's been assigned to everyone of the games and showed us pictures that did not make the newspaper. be aware this man lugging a suitcase. >> i'm looking around. >> constantly seeing our world in two and being paid for which explains the visit to busch stadium. another day, another ballpark, another assignment following giants with a playoff making images like this for san francisco chronicle. >> how many pictures are you take something. >> over a thousand. >> how many make paper? >> two or tlae. >> leaving the bulk in digital limbo, sometime never to be
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
chants. mayor ed lee declared giants pride week in san francisco. abc 7 news is live tonight. wayne, not much time to get ready for this. in 24 hours the stadium will be loud and orange. people goring to be wearing giants gear. they're going crazy. we heard today that united parcel series is bringing in an extra 767 just to carry gear. that is a lot of stuff. welcome to orange and black land. only evening one thing this-to-do. buy. >> where are you going to wear this? >> world series coming to town is rare. it's something you wear. >> this is pouring. >> in the case of at and t park something to clean up after the shrug fest that became a shrug fest that looked like a naval battle toward the end. this morning crews used every bit of the talents turning 10,000 square field into a field of dreams. >> you plan for this. you don't plan for a monsoon in game seven. >> here come the giants taking us along for the ride. someone came in pitching orange and black water. not quite as chick as prospect restaurant. >> we wanted to do something different. >> this is to also known as sea urchin.
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
him to play the caliope. >> there are a lot of piano players in san francisco. i'm grateful they called me. my stock went up with my wife and kids. >> the city expects up to a million fans to celebrate amazing feat by the giants. just about every city department is involved. in trying to make it a success. the mayor combined a year of the giants with the year of the dragon. >> this is a paper draggon that just represents the fortune the giants brought to cities. >> the route will be a straight shot down market no side streets for better police enforcement. the players will not vid rid controlly cars. each will have his own convertible. and the riordan high school band will march, rehearsing today which includes party rock anthem. >> right now there is excitement at the school. everybody is jealous of the band right now. >> the guys saying the team did not want to jinx things talking about a parade. within the organization they called it the "p" word. tomorrow it becomes a full-blown parade. >> thank you so much. >> police are not fooling around. anyone and everyone will be a
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
at san francisco looking towards sutro tower, there is some blue and yellows and gold from the sun. and clouds various levels we've got a lit of instability now there is radar image here you can see an area of showers to with 50 miles west of half moon bay. and wrapping around northwest around a center of low pressure off shore, there is a also an area of thundershowers that will be wrapping around circulation around that low. it's not expected to move into the bay area yet z there are showers here tomorrow and first, a look at current conditions now at 60 degrees in san francisco. 67 across the bay and there is low p 0s inland. forecast features it will be mostly cloudy skies overnight. there is a chance of showers into the south bay. tonight, temperatures dropping into the low 50s foremost of the bay area and there are clouds thickening. lows into mid to upper 40s. satellite composite shows this low off shore with counterclockwise circulation. there are showers that are around that center of low pressure. there is some scattered showers down south ward towards monterey. there is
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